Calflora
Taxon  Report   1313 
Calochortus venustus  Benth.
Butterfly mariposa lily
Calochortus venustus
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Calochortus venustus
© 2016 Steven Thorsted
Calochortus venustus
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Calochortus venustus, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Calochortus venustus
© 2002 George W. Hartwell
Family: LILIACEAE  
Genus: Calochortus
Communities:
Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Calochortus venustus var. carolii
PLANTS: Calochortus venustus var. purpurascens
PLANTS: Calochortus venustus var. sanguineus
PLANTS: Calochortus venustus var. sulphureus
More information about  Calochortus venustus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos and ID tips from PlantID.net

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAVE3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 20, 2017).

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